Where is Nancy Drew filmed? The Claw restaurant location in Horseshoe Bay

Nancy Drew filming location
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The Nancy Drew series is a new adaptation based on the stories of the adventurous character created by Edward Stratemeyer in 1930. The CW Network production develops the story of a murder mystery, that 18-year-old Nancy (played by young actress Kennedy McMann) will try to solve.

This updated version of the detective girl is not set in the fictional nowhere town of River Heights (although Nancy's house street is River Heights Dr). The series is happening in the atmospheric Horseshoe Bay in Maine, although Nancy Drew was filmed in Horseshoe Bay, British Columbia, and Vancouver. Obviously the new show has been influenced by the universe and the filming locations where Riverdale is filmed.

Where is Nancy Drew filmed?

The Claw Restaurant Location
The lobster shack The Claw was set in an empty restaurant at Sunset Marina, located on the Sea to Sky Highway. This road that goes all the way from Vancouver to Whistler, is a scenic drive with stunning views over the Spectacular Howe Sound.
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Where is Horseshoe Bay located?

Horseshoe Bay Location
Horseshoe Bay is a small village in the district municipality of West Vancouver. Aerial shots were filmed in this community located at the Sea-to-Sky Highway southern end. Image courtesy of The CW and Brad-514 - Map

Horseshoe Bay Nancy Drew
The real Horseshoe Bay has a small pier and a busy ferry terminal from where you can explore the fjords and wildlife around Vancouver. This scene pictured from the pilot episode was filmed near Sewell's Marina lookout. Image courtesy of The CW and Google Maps

Nancy Drew TV series Location
The building pictured is the local Starbucks, located opposite the sea front in Royal Ave.
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Police Department Shooting Location
The Horseshoe Bay Police Department exteriors were filmed in Port Coquitlam City Hall.
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Nancy Drew Vancouver
The Seawater Festival from the second episode was shot at Garry Point Park in Steveston, near the Kuno Garden. Image courtesy of The CW and Google Maps

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